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1[[foldercontrol]]²²!Main Characters²[[folder:Guybrush]]²!!'''Guybrush Ulysses Marley-Threepwood'''²->'''Voiced By''': Dominic Armato (''The Curse of Monkey Island'', ''Escape from Monkey Island'', ''Tales of Monkey Island'', ''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'', ''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge'')²²[[quoteright:250:]]²²The main protagonist of the ''Monkey Island'' series, Guybrush Threepwood is a likable young man who in the first game desperately wants to be a pirate. Unfortunately for Guybrush he does not have the general demeanor of a pirate, and has to get by using his quick wits to solve problems. During his pirating career Guybrush has managed to accomplish several impressive pirating feats, but no one ever gives him credit for anything he does and they treat him like a child trying to play pirate.²²Guybrush's wanting something is always the main thrust of the series. In the first game he wanted to be a real pirate and impress, and then save, Governor Elaine Marley; in the second game he looked for the legendary treasure of Big Whoop; in the third game he wanted to find a ring to undo a curse on his now fiancée Elaine; in the fourth game he wanted to find the Ultimate Insult to save the Caribbean; and in ''Tales'' he wanted to find a cure for the Pox of [=LeChuck=].²²Nothing much is known about Guybrush before he washed up on Mêlée Island. ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'' heavily implied in the ending that he had a mother and father who disappeared and a brother named Chuckie, but that ending has since been retconned as a magic-induced dream, so how much of it is true is questionable. For current family he is HappilyMarried to Elaine Marley.²²Interestingly, the name 'Guybrush' was largely an ''{{a|rtifactTitle}}ccident'' -- Steve Purcell saved his design of the unnamed main character as 'guybrush' in D-Paint; 'guy' since they hadn't come up with a name for him yet, and 'brush' to indicate this was the brush file. They started referring to the main character as "Guybrush", and [[ThrowItIn it snowballed from there]].²----²* AbsurdPhobia: He's absolutely terrified of porcelain. The [[NoodleIncident precise details of why are never given]] and he brushes it off by saying "It's a long story."²* AccidentalMisnaming: Almost everyone who tries to call Guybrush Threepwood by name. Including ''himself'' in chapter 4 of ''Tales'', which is something of a first.²* {{Adorkable}}: He is quintessentially adorkable. His first line ever includes an overly exuberant "I wanna be a pirate!" - immediately exposing his adorkable lack of gruff and tough pirate attitude. In his first meeting with the beautiful pirate governor Elaine, he loses all power to speak coherently, uttering words like "blggw" and "dmnkly" (as the game was initially released in 1990, the jokes were in text). ²* AnArmAndALeg: [[spoiler:Morgan [=LeFlay=] cuts off his pox-ridden hand in Chapter 2 of ''Tales'' and he only gets it restored at the very end of Chapter 5.]]²* AnimalTalk: Guybrush talks to dogs... by speaking in the language of dogs! Such is the case with Spiffy in ''Secret'' and Old Blind Pew in ''Curse''. He even talks to monkeys, like Jojo Jr. (who not only understands human language, but also learned to speak in said human language too!) in ''Escape'', and Jacques (who also understands human language) in ''Tales''. In Chapter 3 of ''Tales'', [[spoiler:there are manatees that speak in their own language that Guybrush is not good at understanding. He discovers that he needs to be a successor to {{S|peaksFluentAnimal}}antino by getting the [[TranslatorMicrobes manatee language book]] from the Marquis De Singe [[GrandTheftMe via the Voodoo Lady]], and by getting the [[TranslatorCollar Tongue of the Manatee]]. Once Guybrush obtains both, he can communicate with the manatees in their own language, while the subtitles act as interpreter for the manatee language, regardless of whether you've turned them on or off.]]²* AntiHero: The definitive video game example. He's clumsy, unethical and mostly just does what he does to get the girl (Elaine) in the end. ²* BackFromTheDead: In ''Curse'' and ''Tales'' Guybrush [[spoiler: goes through ''four'' types of death-undoing: [[FakingTheDead faked death]], {{ghost|Pirate}}, [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombie]], and clean resurrection]].²* BadassBeard: Is sporting one in ''Tales''. It's what convinced Winslow that he would make a great captain. He ''tries'' to grow one in ''[=LeChuck=]'s Revenge'', but is mocked for it, especially in ''Curse''.²* BadassNormal: When he isn't using some sort of voodoo spell to help him out.²* BadassOnPaper: If you were to read everything Guybrush has achieved in the space of five games you'd expect him to be the most badass pirate that has ever sailed (found the legendary treasure of Big Whoop, repeatedly defeated the dread undead pirate captain [=LeChuck=], the only man to ever escape the Carnival of the Damned intact, etc.). If you were to spend the same amount of time playing as him, well...²** It is suggested he has quite a reputation. Among pirates who've never met him, at least. There's even a chain of theme restaurants based on him.²** This is a plot point in Tales, where Morgan [=LeFlay=] is enraptured by the legend of Guybrush, and sorely disappointed when she finds out what he's actually like (although he wins her over by the end)²* BuffySpeak: Guybrush tends to say it whenever he comes across something he hasn't named yet. This happens quite a lot in ''Tales''.²* ButtMonkey: He is always a bit of this, but in ''VideoGame/TheSecretOfMonkeyIsland'' and ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'' this is overshadowed by his good nature and occasional heroism. In ''VideoGame/EscapeFromMonkeyIsland'', on the other hand, he is constant running joke, either with his efforts falling flat and being made fun of for it, or being mocked by every other character in the game (a great deal of which seems to go over his head). And let's not even get started on his treatment in [=LeChuck's=] Revenge, which seemed determined to make him an unlikable {{Jerkass}} as well as an ({{Iron|ButtMonkey}}) ButtMonkey.²* CannotTalkToWomen: Only in his first meeting with Elaine, but it's a truly outstanding instance.²* TheCameo: In ''{{VideoGame/Uncharted 4 A Thiefs End}}''. [[spoiler: Apparently, he was one of the founders of the hidden pirate village Libertalia; his sigil is, of course, a monkey. Near the end of the game, you find his skeleton.]]²* TheCaptain: From time to time. A quest for a ship occurs at least once per game. The amount of respect he commands varies, more often than not, he's not taken very seriously by his crew.²* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Even though he is smarter than he looks, but still it is hard to determine whether he is sane or not.²* CombatPragmatist: While a skilled swordsman, he often wins fights without fighting by utilising the environment around him and some pretty unusual methods, such as a pepper mill or a bucket of fish.²* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Guybrush lacks a great deal of common sense, but he can be a competent swordsman.²* DeadpanSnarker: Mostly to showcase that he's not really as dumb as people think.²* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler:In ''Tales'', Guybrush does this right in the arms of poor, grieving Elaine after being fatally stabbed by [=LeChuck=]'s Cutlass of Kaflu, all on a starry night, in a tender, TearJerker moment at the end of Chapter 4. He gets better.]]²* DudeWheresMyRespect: He has a very impressive pirate rap sheet, but no one treats him like a pirate worthy of respect. Probably because he's Guybrush.²* EveryoneLovesBlondes: Especially the {{adorkable}} Guybrush.²* GeniusDitz: While he comes across as incredibly buffoonish, he is able to solve some incredibly non-intuitive puzzles.²* GuileHero: He has a razor sharp wit, and usually defeats his opponents by outsmarting them. Also, while he may lack common sense and a complete educational background, he is much smarter than a majority of the characters in the series. He is also highly literate, able to read long passages of literature and pronounce extremely complex words and phrases without having to think about it or sound it out, which is surprising, as Guybrush mentions several times throughout the series that he dropped out of college and most pirates lack conventional skills in areas of schooling.²* HappilyMarried: To Elaine.²* HeroicAmbidexterity: His sword hand switches from game to game; In ''Secret'', he fights [[TheSouthpaw left handed]], but in ''Curse'', he fights right handed.²* HeroicComedicSociopath: The type of physical or emotional damage that Guybrush inflicts varies from game to game, ranging from [[AmusingInjuries slapstick]] to more serious stuff such as BuriedAlive. Naturally it's all played for laughs.²* HookHand: [[spoiler:Gets a pretty useful one in episode 2 of ''Tales'', after Morgan cuts off his poxed left hand.]]²* IdiotHero: He's sort of clownish, but people tend to underestimate him.²* InnocentBlueEyes: As blue as the ocean. They often symbolize Guybrush's inexperience.²* IronButtMonkey: Takes ridiculous amounts of punishment [[spoiler: up to and including being killed]], generally in amusing ways.²* KidHero: In ''Secret'', since he is implied to be around 16 or 17 years old; in ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'', he (almost) admits that he's just 19 years old.²* KleptomaniacHero: He's the main character in a graphic adventure game and also a pirate, so this is pretty much a given.²* TheKlutz: He often causes massive problems by [[NiceJobBreakingItHero attempting anything]].²* LovableRogue: He's a pirate, or at least a pirate wannabe, but is ever so {{Adorkable}}, especially once Dominic Armato began to voice him.²* MadLibsCatchphrase: "That's the second [adjective]est [object] I've ever seen!" and "I'm Guybrush Threepwood, mighty [profession]."²* TheMaidenNameDebate: Resulting in the hyphenated surname in the header.²* ManChild²* MasterOfUnlocking: ²** From Chapter 2 of ''Tales'' onward, Guybrush can use his {{hook hand}} as a lockpick to unlock doors and treasure chests. [[spoiler:Of course, there are only a few items that can't be unlocked by his hook alone, and that is in the final chapter.]]²** In ''Curse'', he can use Stan's business card to do the old credit card trick.²* TheMaidenNameDebate: Gender flipped and parodied; In ''Escape'', various characters refer to him as "Mr. Marley", much to his chagrin.²* [[MyNameIsInigoMontoya My Name Is Guybrush Threepwood!]] PrepareToDie!: He says before challenging pirates in [[YouFightLikeACow Insult Swordfighting]] in ''Secret''.²* MysteriousPast: Very little if anything is known about his life before arriving at Melêé Island.²* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Practically Guybrush's middle name. Fortunately, he (mostly) manages to put things right again.²* NotSoBadassLongcoat: He wears a very nice longcoat in ''[=LeChuck=]'s Revenge'', but doesn't undertake any physical combat while wearing it. Ditto in ''Escape'' and for the most part of ''Tales'' as well.²* ObfuscatingStupidity: While he is a genuine bumbler, he knows how to exaggerate it to his advantage.²* OlderThanTheyLook: Or is he? He has trouble getting service in reputable bars because he looks like a teenager. Fortunately, such establishments are uncommon in the Caribbean. It's not clear how old he actually ''is'', just that it's older than he looks (though in ''[=LeChuck=]'s Revenge'', when he tries to get a preliminary ID card for the library, he almost admits to being 19 years old before he corrects himself and claims to be 21).²* OnlySaneMan: Often, especially when he's supposed to be in charge.²* OurHeroIsDead: [[spoiler:Late in ''Tales''.]]²* ParentalAbandonment: His parents allegedly disappeared a long time ago and he does not know where they went.²* ProtagonistWithoutAPast: He is the main character and has a MysteriousPast.²* SailorsPonytail: He keeps his hair in a short ponytail.²* [[SuperNotDrowningSkills Super Not Drowning Skills for Ten Minutes]]: These are the breath-holding skills that he had developed in college when he was young.²* TookALevelInBadass: Zigzagged, as his goofiness sometimes gets in the way, but still present since he starts his journey as a pirate wannabe. He's usually trashed in the first act of a given game, only to become wiser and more powerful as the story goes by, usually with the help of some artifact or with some LevelGrinding involved. And it takes guts to share a room with [=LeChuck=].²* TookALevelInJerkass: In ''[=LeChuck=]'s Revenge'' he is noticeably more egotistical and meaner than in ''Secret'', proud of his previous defeat of [=LeChuck=] and trying to act more like a real pirate. This leads to Elaine breaking up with him prior to the game.²* TheTrickster: How he defeats his stronger and tougher opponents.²* VerbalBusinessCard: "I'm Guybrush Threepwood, mighty pirate."²* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Of the porcelain (porcophobia?). Speculated to have been caused by being hit over the head with a porcelain vase in the [[VideoGame/TheSecretOfMonkeyIsland first game]]. The developers have said they added this just as a gag - after all, who is scared of porcelain? Referenced in ''VideoGame/TalesOfMonkeyIsland Episode 1: Launch Of The Screaming Narwhal'', when you have to pick up a porcelain action figure. Guybrush grits his teeth and reassures himself, "Calm down, Guybrush, it's only a little porcelain..."²* YouFightLikeACow: A master at it.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Elaine]]²!!'''(Ex-)[[note]]As of ''VideoGame/{{Escape|FromMonkeyIsland}}''[[/note]]Governor Elaine Marley-Threepwood'''²->'''Voiced By''': Alexandra Boyd (''The Curse of Monkey Island'', ''Tales of Monkey Island'', ''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'', ''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge''); Charity James (''Escape from Monkey Island'')²²[[quoteright:250:]]²²The much beloved governor of the Tri-Island Area, specifically Mêlée Island, Booty Island, and Plunder Island. Elaine Marley first met Guybrush Threepwood when he was working to complete his three pirate trials on Mêlée Island. It was LoveAtFirstSight. Before that happened though Elaine had rejected the advances of the Pirate [=LeChuck=], who came back and kidnapped her, prompting Guybrush to mount a rescue mission to Monkey Island. His efforts proved pointless, as Elaine had defied the usual DamselInDistress stereotype by escaping and coming up with a plan to destroy [=LeChuck=], which failed.²²Since then Elaine has been the center of a LoveTriangle between herself, Guybrush, and [=LeChuck=]. She grew closer to Guybrush while fending off [=LeChuck's=] advances/kidnappings. Elaine and Guybrush eventually got engaged and married in ''Curse'', which did not deter [=LeChuck=] in the slightest. Between Guybrush and Elaine it is obvious that Elaine is the one that wears the pants in the relationship.²²At the end of ''Escape'' Elaine renounced her governorship so she could sail around the Caribbean at her leisure with Guybrush.²----²* TheAce: She's good at everything. The games would be very short if only [[TheMillstone Guybrush]] knew how to stay of out trouble. ²* [[ActionGirlfriend Action Wife]]: She's far more competent a fighter than Guybrush is. Perhaps the best example is in the first game, when she has a plan to kill [=LeChuck=] set up by herself only for Guybrush to mess it up.²* AdaptationalDyeJob: Her sprites in the first two games, plus her character illustration in the original EGA release of ''Secret'' and the game's box art, show her as a brunette. The VGA version of ''Secret'' changed her to having red hair in her character illustration, however, which was adopted as her official hair color as of ''Curse''.²* CloudcuckoolandersMinder: Tries to moderate Guybrush's shenanigans, with mixed results.²* DamselOutOfDistress: For those few times when she is captured, she gets herself out of trouble. Notably, in the first game, Guybrush actually inadvertently messes up one of her plans by trying to rescue her.²* DeadpanSnarker: Mainly when voiced by Charity James.²* DemotedToExtra: In ''[=LeChuck=]'s Revenge'', where she only appears in about a half-dozen scenes and has little bearing on the plot.²* {{Guile Hero}}ine: As of episode 5 in ''Tales''²* HappilyMarried: To Guybrush.²* LargeHam: Whenever her mind is altered by [[spoiler:being poxed]] or [[spoiler:turned into an undead bride]] in ''Tales''.²** Or when she's just [[WomanScorned really pissed off]], in ''Monkey Island 2: Special Edition''.²* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Completely drops her British accent in ''Escape'' when voiced by Charity James only to pick it right back up in ''Tales'' when Alexandra Boyd returns to the role.²* PimpedOutDress: There are two of them. One is at the end of ''Curse'', [[spoiler:when Elaine is in a FairytaleWeddingDress similar to Disney/{{Cinderella}}'s from Disney, with a [[FlowerInHerHair white flower tiara]] instead of a wedding veil on her head, as she and Guybrush are now HappilyMarried and [[RidingIntoTheSunset sailing off into the sunset]]]]. The other is in ''Tales'' Chapter 5, [[spoiler:when she willingly becomes [=LeChuck=]'s demon bride and gets a {{Goth}}ic version of a LittleBlackDress (complete with a [[{{Stripperific}} revealing]] GemEncrusted [[ImpossiblyLowNeckline black bustier/corset]] worn under a see-though sheer black fabric sleeveless blouse with a black sash belt, a dark gray broomstick skirt and black dress boots, along with gem encrusted black OperaGloves, and an [[HypnoTrinket eerie-glowing black]] [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia tiara]]), which she wears through the remainder of the game, even when she is reverted to her no-longer demonic self.]]²* PirateGirl: Like pretty much every character in the games, she's a pirate.²* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: A loved, helpful and competent governor.²* RelationshipUpgrade: Her consideration of Guybrush, from a kid-brother-figure to a more or less equal partner is one of the few things that bothered Ron Gilbert about the sequels.²* ShoutOut: Her first name is a reference to Elaine from ''Film/TheGraduate,'' and is likewise yelled by Guybrush as it is in the film. Her last name is a reference to Music/BobMarley.²* SignificantGreenEyedRedhead: Elaine falls into this category, although she often has blue eyes in other games.²* TakenForGranite: Gold, actually, in ''Curse''²* {{Tomboy}}²* {{Tsundere}}: As frustrated as she gets with Guybrush, she can't help but be taken in by his ineptitude.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:[=LeChuck=]]]²!!'''The [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Ghost Zombie Demon Statue]] [[NoodleIncident Walrus]] [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Pirate]] [=LeChuck=]'''²->'''Voiced By''': Earl Boen (''The Curse of Monkey Island'', ''Escape from Monkey Island'', ''Tales of Monkey Island'', ''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'', ''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge''), Kevin Blackton (Human [=LeChuck=] in ''Tales of Monkey Island'')²²[[quoteright:250:]]²²The BigBad of the series, [=LeChuck=] is obsessed with taking over the Caribbean and marrying Elaine Marley. Before the start of the series [=LeChuck=] went off to find the legendary treasure of Big Whoop in order to impress Elaine. Big Whoop turned out be a portal to Hell that transformed him into a demon capable of summoning the undead to serve as his crew, as well as a bunch of other powers such as flying and shooting fire.²²Every game so far has had him try to take over the Caribbean in some way, usually with a type of voodoo weapon. And every time, Guybrush Threepwood has stopped and killed him. But since he's already undead [=LeChuck=] always manages to come back in some form. The only exceptions to this were in ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'' when he was specifically targeting Guybrush, and in ''Tales'', [[spoiler: when he finally succeeded in turning the tables around and killing Guybrush in an ambush thanks to some voodoo trust charm the villain had worn when he was human; for a short while he emerged victorious... until Guybrush managed to come BackFromTheDead in order to stop him once and for all]].²²Despite the more comical aspects of his personality [=LeChuck=] is considered very dangerous by other pirates. He sees Guybrush as his greatest enemy.²²[=LeChuck's=] apppearance has changed with each game. In ''Secret'' he appeared as a ghost; in ''Revenge'' he was a zombie; in ''Curse'' he became a demon; in ''Escape'' he could change his appearance between the three at will; and in ''Tales'' he alternates between zombie and demon.²----²* AGodAmI: [[spoiler: In ''Tales'' after he absorbs power from the voodoo crossroads, he declares himself a demon god.]]²* AxCrazy: Apart from Elaine, the thing he loves most is murdering people.²* BackFromTheDead: Capable of this even before the series began.²* BadassBeard: Impressive to begin with, but taken to ridiculous levels in ''Curse'', where it's made of ''fire''.²* BeardOfEvil: [=LeChuck=]'s beard is very impressive, whether it's ghostly and wriggling, zombiefied and slimy, or formed from the very flames of Hell itself. Mostly it hides the fact that from the third game onward [=LeChuck=] has a really tiny head.²* BewareTheSillyOnes: For most of the series [=LeChuck=] may seem cartoonishly over-the-top, but let's not forget that he acquired his original ghost crew by sacking a pirate ship and murdering the entire crew. Kind of puts it into perspective when he's making ridiculous threats and spending entire acts failing to kill Guybrush.²* BigBad: [[spoiler:Except in ''Escape'' where, in a surprise twist, he's revealed to be TheDragon to the game's ''real'' main villain, Ozzie Mandrill.]]²* CameBackStrong: Gets [[HoistByHisOwnPetard blown up by his own voodoo cannon ball]] at the start of ''Curse'', which leads him to come back as a demon pirate complete with flaming beard and even more powers.²* ComplexityAddiction: His convoluted plans only enhance his mystique.²* TheDreaded: A fearsome scourge. Pirates are so afraid of him that in the original game they won't leave port, and when he did kidnap Elaine from Plunder Island, almost everyone on the island runs away scared. Even out-universe in ''Revenge''.²* EverythingsDeaderWithZombies: In the second game. His ghost form had been destroyed by Guybrush in the first game, so [[TheDragon Largo [=LaGrande=]]] has his spirit shunted to his rotting corpse instead.²* EvilIsBigger: The main villain of the series, and he is much bigger than the protagonists and most supporting characters.²* EvilSoundsDeep: [[spoiler:When he becomes a human who pretends to be good-natured up until the time that he kills Guybrush in ''Tales''.]]²* GhostPirate: And then a zombie, then a demon...²* HeelFaceTurn: In ''Tales'', [[spoiler:later revealed as a HeelFaceMole]].²* ImpersonatingAnOfficer: [[spoiler:In this case, Sheriff Fester Shinetop, impersonated and disguised so well by [=LeChuck=] himself.]]²* {{Jerkass}}: [=Lechuck=] is not nice. He murders entire ships and forces the crew to serve him as undead slaves, and even with his crush on Elain, he'll resort to brainwashing her to get over her rejections of him.²* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Appears nice when he's human [[spoiler: but it's all an act. The minute he doesn't need Guybrush's help, he betrays and kills him.]]²* JokerImmunity: Hence the lengthy title.²* JustBetweenYouAndMe: He even insists on talking about his plans to Guybrush when the latter insists he doesn't want to listen.²* LargeAndInCharge: Leads the largest pirate crew seen in the series and he's a very big guy.²* LargeHam: Courtesy of Earl Boen, who cranks up the ham to ridiculous levels.²* LaughablyEvil: He's a horrible mass murderer, but he's undeniably hilarious.²* {{Leitmotif}}: [[ [=LeChuck=]'s Theme]].²* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: [=LeChuck=] has, by the end of ''Tales'', been a human pirate, a ghost pirate, a zombie pirate, a demon pirate, a living statue pirate, a giant walrus pirate (not shown in any game yet, but mentioned in ''Tales''), a demon pirate again, a human pirate again, and a demon pirate ''god''.²* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: [[spoiler: Delivers a '''very''' lengthy one to Guybrush in the final showdown in ''Tales''.]]²* NotSoHarmlessVillain: He is quite dimwitted, but makes up for it by being very evil. He displays an extreme fondness for horrible torture, is a mass murderer, and he has vast voodoo powers and nearly endless hoard of undead crewmen.²* TheOtherDarrin: Full circle. Goes from Earl Boen to Adam Harrington to Kevin Blackton and back to Earl Boen.²* ResurrectedRomance: If his origin story is accurate.²* ResurrectiveImmortality: How he comes back most of the time. He was a man, then came back as a ghost. Guybrush destroyed his ghost form, and he was brought back as a zombie. Then his voodoo cannonball destroyed him, and he came back as a demon.²* TaughtByExperience: [[spoiler:In ''Tales''. Having finally learned from his previous mistakes, when doesn't need to work with Guybrush anymore, he kills him the first chance he gets. When Guybrush comes back as a ghost, he uses root beer to get off him ASAP. When Guybrush comes back again as a zombie, he waists no time and beats the living daylights out of him.]]²* UnexplainedRecovery: Was apparently destroyed at the end of ''Escape'', and is back with no explanation in ''Tales''.²* VillainHasAPoint: In ''Escape'', Elaine sees through his lies in his Charles L. Charles and claims that everyone else will see through them. [=LeChuck=] retorts they "couldn't see through a window" before revealing his real identity. It's hard to argue with him given how easily he beat her in the governor election and nobody believe her when she tried to reveal who he was.²* VoluntaryShapeshifting: In the first game he effortlessly passes as a living human. By the fourth game he can transform between his ghost, zombie and demon forms at will (plus a new human form as Charles L. Charles).²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Voodoo Lady]]²!!'''The Voodoo Lady'''²->'''Voiced By''': Leilani Jones (''The Curse of Monkey Island'', ''Escape from Monkey Island'', ''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'', ''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge''); Alison Ewing (''Tales of Monkey Island'')²²[[quoteright:250:]]²²The resident MsExposition of the series, the woman only known as The Voodoo Lady has appeared in every game to give Guybrush and the player an overview of what Guybrush will do over the course of the game, though in a vague way that most likely will not make sense to the player the first time around. In ''Secret'' it was completely optional to visit the Voodoo Lady, but in subsequent games it is impossible to proceed unless Guybrush goes to her place to learn what to do. Half the time Guybrush visits her to procure some voodoo item he needs to complete a puzzle.²²Little is known about her past. She always manages to have a store on one of the islands Guybrush goes to per game, and her knowledge of voodoo lore is very extensive. ''Tales'' revealed some information about her past. In the past she was in a relationship with Coronado De Cava, who went off to find La Esponja Grande for her and disappeared. In "The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood" [=LeChuck=] accuses her of manipulating the events of the entire series, including his own actions, an accusation which she denies. It is unclear if anything [=LeChuck=] says is true, since [[spoiler:accusing the Voodoo Lady and getting her thrown in jail furthers his own plans to rule the Caribbean. At the end she is shown grinning evilly over [=LeChuck's=] voodoo essence, so it remains to be seen if she is evil.]]²----²* AscendedExtra: In her first appearance, she was a side character that you could go the entire game without meeting. She plays a major role in the sequel, and goes on to become a staple character in the rest of the series.²* BarefootSage[=/=]DoesNotLikeShoes[=/=]MagicalBarefooter: In the first two games (i. e. the original canon). One of the traits she shares with [[Characters/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOtherCharacters Tia Dalma]].²* BigGood: As she gives Guybrush the various items he needs to defeat [=LeChuck=], and is in general dedicated to preserving the harmony of the natural order...²** GreaterScopeVillain: [[spoiler:However, [=LeChuck=] claims that she has been manipulating him and Guybrush all these years (including his obsession with voodoo power and Elaine) for some nefarious purpose, and the end of ''Tales'' has her chuckling evilly after gaining a jar containing [=LeChuck=]'s voodoo essence. Elaine certainly believes [=LeChuck=]'s claim, but Guybrush isn't so sure.]]²* BigBeautifulWoman: De Cava certainly thinks so. Guybrush is revolted by the prospect. ²* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler: She may have orchestrated the events of the entire series to get her hands on [=LeChuck's=] voodoo essence.]]²* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Only called the Voodoo Lady by everyone.²** This actually Lampshaded by [=LeChuck=] in ''Tales'' Chapter 5:²--->'''[=LeChuck=]:''' By the way, does anyone know if she has a name? It feels weird just calling her "Voodoo Lady"...²** In Chapter 1 of ''Tales'', Guybrush asks what her name is, and she refuses to give her name, as telling another her name would give them power over her, for [[IKnowYourTrueName names have power]]. [[SureLetsGoWithThat Guybrush's probably does as well.]]²* FortuneTeller: She tells Guybrush his future in the first three games.²* IHaveManyNames: She claims to have been known by many different names on many different islands. Unfortunately, she doesn't disclose any of them.²* {{Leitmotif}}: [[ Voodoo Lady Theme.]] Present in all games.²* MagicalNegro: A literal example.²* SassyBlackWoman: Can get like this when Guybrush acts stupid.²* SelfServingMemory: In ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'' she claims to have provided Guybrush with the root beer he used to destroy [=LeChuck=]'s ghost form, something that she had absolutely no part in doing. Then, in ''Curse'' she claims to have created the voodoo doll that was used to stop [=LeChuck=] in the previous game, which is nearer the mark but still not entirely true (the doll she created was of Largo [=LaGrande=], and Guybrush later used her recipe to create one of [=LeChuck=]).²* SolitarySorceress: Fits the bill in three games: in ''[[VideoGame/MonkeyIsland2LeChucksRevenge [=LeChuck=]'s Revenge]]'', ''[[VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland Curse]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/TalesOfMonkeyIsland Tales]]'', she lives in a place remote enough that Guybrush will find her somewhere around the end of the first act, around when he gains the [[OpeningTheSandbox freedom to move around the game world]]. However, in the original ''[[VideoGame/TheSecretOfMonkeyIsland Secret]]'' and ''VideoGame/{{Escape|FromMonkeyIsland}}'', she lives right in the middle of Mêlée town and is accessible right away.²* ThemedTarotDeck: Has a set in ''Tales'' which she narrates the events of the previous chapter.²* WitchDoctor: She can create lots of voodoo trinkets, but her specialty is voodoo dolls.²[[/folder]]²²!Other Characters²[[folder:Stan]]²!!'''Smilin' Stan S. Stanman''', or just '''Stan'''²->'''Voiced By''': Pat Pinney (''The Curse of Monkey Island'', ''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'', ''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge''); Pat Fraley (''Escape from Monkey Island''); Gavin Hammon (''Tales of Monkey Island'')²²[[quoteright:250:]]²²A salesman that Guybrush runs into in each game. In ''Secret'' Stan sold previously-owned ships, in ''Revenge'' previously-owned coffins, in ''Curse'' life insurance, in ''Escape'' time shares, and in ''Tales'' memorabilia of Guybrush's trial while acting as the prosecution. The quality of the items Stan sells is always questionable, but Guybrush always tricks or rips him off anyway, so it evens out.²----²* BunnyEarsLawyer: Zig-zagged, while he is portrayed as a rather bad salesman in the earlier games (to the point, that he goes on a vacation, when he finally sells a ship in ''Secret''), in the later games, he seems to be seen as more competent. Plus, somehow he always has enough financials to set up a new business. A more literal example in ''Tales''.²* HonestJohnsDealership: In the first game, he sells [[TheAllegedCar crappy ships]] at hugely inflated prices.²* {{Leitmotif}}: His theme from ''[=LeChuck's Revenge=]'', [[ Stan's Previously-Owned Coffins]], has become this for him, appearing in every game since. His first appearance at Stan's Previously-Owned Vessels, however, [[ has a very different theme]].²* MilkingTheGiantCow: Although it seems to be more of a tic than a way of emphasizing.²* NewJobAsThePlotDemands: Starts off as a used ship dealer, before switching to used ''coffins'', then insurance, timeshares and memorabilia.²* OffscreenTeleportation: He does this in ''Secret'', where you can leave him at the end of the docks and yet somehow he'll be back at the entrance before you can leave the place.²* UnmovingPlaid: It's so iconic that even in the 3D games, the animators went ''out of their way'' to get his jacket to maintain an UnmovingPlaid pattern.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Wally]]²!!'''Wally B. Feed'''²->'''Voiced By''': Neil Ross (''The Curse of Monkey Island'', ''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge'')²[[quoteright:199:]]²²A cartographer Guybrush meets on Scabb Island in ''Revenge''. Wally helps Gubyrush reassemble the map to Big Whoop, and is later kidnapped by [=LeChuck=] to prevent Guybrush from finding the treasure. Guybrush sneaks into [=LeChuck's=] and rescues Wally, but they get separated when [[spoiler: Guybrush blows up [=LeChuck's=] fortress]].²²Wally reappears in ''Curse'', working for [=LeChuck=] as the dreaded pirate Bloodnose. Wally is the one that tells Guybrush the engagement ring he gave to Elaine is cursed, after she had already put it on. He is last seen in [=LeChuck's=] Carnival of the Damned as one of the attractions.²²Wally is the most innocent character in the series, which is why the developers had so much fun torturing him.²----²* BadassBookworm: Wally both subverts this and plays it straight when he's "Bloodnose".²* BlindWithoutEm: He cannot see a thing without his monocle. Too bad Guybrush has to steal it to complete a puzzle.²* ButWaitTheresMore: You'll also get a set of audio books on parrot!²* DistressedDude: In both games he appears in he gets kidnapped and chained to the ceiling.²* HighClassGlass: Wears a monocle in ''Revenge'', which is replaced with an [[EyepatchOfPower eyepatch]] in ''Curse''.²* MinionWithAnFInEvil: He tries to stop Guybrush in ''Curse'', but Guybrush is able to convince him that he's not villain material.²* PintSizedPowerhouse: As Bloodnose. The only way for Guybrush to beat him is to talk him down.²* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In ''Curse'', he was last seen hanging in [=LeChuck's=] amusement park, and hasn't been seen since.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Murray]]²!!'''Murray the Demonic Talking Skull'''²->'''Voiced By''': Denny Delk (''The Curse of Monkey Island'', ''Escape from Monkey Island'', ''Tales of Monkey Island''))²[[quoteright:250:]]²²Murray the Demonic Talking Skull was a member of [=LeChuck's=] undead pirate crew with dreams to TakeOverTheWorld. Guybrush blasted Murray and his crewmates with a cannon in order to save Elaine, reducing him to a skull. Murray appears throughout ''Curse'', going on at length about how he will take over the world with his legion of the damned. Despite destroying his body Guybrush gets along well with Murray.²²Murray makes a cameo in ''Escape'' as a bouncer at Planet Threepwood, and has a more important appearance in ''Tales''.²----²* AffablyEvil: Sometimes.²--> '''Murray''': ''Could you pick me up so I can bite you?''²--> '''Guybrush''': ''NO!''²--> '''Murray''': ''I just thought I'd ask.''²* AscendedExtra: Murray's appearance in initial test versions of ''Curse'' were so popular with the playtesters that he was given more appearances throughout the game.²* CardCarryingVillain: Is he ever.²* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: In ''Tales''.²* DemBones: He was a member of [=LeChuck=]'s skeletal horde until Guybrush destroyed his boat, reducing him to a disembodied talking skull.²* EvilLaugh: "Mua-ha-ha-ha-ha!"²* FriendlyEnemy: With Guybrush (except in ''Tales'').²* HarmlessVillain: It's hard to take over the world when you're a skull that gets knocked around by everything.²* LaughablyEvil: Fans of the series consider him to be one of the funniest characters.²* LargeHam: His declarations of conquest are quite grandiose.²* LosingYourHead: For all of his appearances.²* OracularHead: While not oracular at all, is still a talking skull.²* PokeThePoodle: When he threatens Mort the Gravedigger.²--> '''Murray''': I will hide your keys beneath the cushions of your upholstered furniture! And nevermore will you be able to find socks that match!²* ThrowItIn: Most of his dialogue in ''Curse'' was improvised by his voice actor, who just decided to [[ChewingTheScenery Chew the Scenery]] and play it for laughs.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:The Sword Master]]²!!'''Carla the Sword Master'''²->'''Voiced By''': Pamela Tyson (''Escape from Monkey Island''), Leilani Jones (''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'')²[[quoteright:250:]]²²²The best swordfighter in Mêlée Island. Guybrush must defeat her as one of his trials to become a pirate, and later she joins his crew to sail to Monkey Island. She returned in ''Escape'', where once again she joins Guybrush's crew.²----²* AbhorrentAdmirer: She has one in the form of the Storekeeper.²* DiscOneFinalBoss: Played with. She can be your very last challenge in the first chapter of ''Secret'', but only if you manage to pass the other two trials beforehand.²* MasterSwordsman: Referred to as such by her title of "The Sword Master". Guybrush can still beat her with good enough comebacks.²* SamusIsAGirl: Most people refer to her only as [[OnlyKnownbyTheirNickname the Sword Master]], so it's a bit surprising when Captain Smirk refers to her by name (Carla) and we find out she's actually a woman.²* SNKBoss: Of a sort. Her swordfighting insults are different from those of the other pirates, and Guybrush can only respond to her insults instead of exchanging them. Her fight is also the longest in the game.²* YouFightLikeACow: Guybrush must beat her at insult swordfighting as one of his trials to become a pirate.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Meathook]]²!!'''Meathook'''²->'''Voiced By''': Creator/CamClarke (''Escape from Monkey Island'', ''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'')²[[quoteright:156:]]²²Meathook is one of the people Guybrush recruits for his crew to sail to Monkey Island to look for Elaine. Like the rest of the crew he mutinies and ends up stranded on Monkey Island. He returned in ''Escape'', having made it back to Mêlée Island, where he started a career in wax paintings.²²Meathook has two hooks for hands, is bald, wears an eyepatch, and has a skull tattoo on his chest that he can make talk. Meathook lost both his hands to a "terrifying creature" that Guybrush has to touch to get Meathook to join his crew. It's a parrot.²²His house is the one that you need the rubber-chicken-with-a-pulley-in-the-middle to get to.²----²* AnimatedTattoo: He has a skull tattoo on his chest called Roger that he can make talk.²* BaldOfAwesome: Though Guybrush may mercilessly laugh at it.²* BadassMustache: Only in ''Escape''.²* TheBigGuy: Of Guybrush's crew.²* EyepatchOfPower: Helps to make him look more menacing.²* HookHand: Two of them.²* MeaningfulName: Well, his name is Meathook and he has hooks for hands.²* RealMenWearPink: Despite his gruff exterior, he enjoys painting in his spare time.²* WalkingShirtlessScene: He's always bare-chested, probably to show off his tattoo.²* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: He's terrified of parrots after losing his hands to one.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Herman]]²!!'''Herman Toothrot'''²->'''Voiced By''': Creator/WallyWingert (''Escape from Monkey Island'', ''The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition'', ''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge'')²[[quoteright:122:]]²²Herman Toothrot is a hermit Guybrush meets when he first arrives on Monkey Island. Herman originally found Monkey Island on the ''Sea Monkey'' with his crewmmate, who later accidentally hung himself. He helps Guybrush out by explaining various places in Monkey Island, assists him with some puzzles involving the Monkey Island Cannibals, and is possibly the one who give him a ride back to Mêlée Island.²²Herman make small cameos in ''Revenge'' and ''Curse'', then makes an important return in ''Escape'', where his backstory is {{Retcon}}ned into being the grandfather of Elaine Marley. At the end of ''Escape'' he takes the job of Governor back from Elaine, allowing her to sail the high seas with Guybrush.²----²* AsideGlance: While BreakingTheFourthWall, he usually looks directly at the player.²* BreakingTheFourthWall: Who does he keep talking to? What people watching?²* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: SanitySlippage after years of isolation.²* ContinuitySnarl: The only way his backstory makes sense is if he was knocked into the whirlpool by Ozzie Mandrill, washed up on Monkey Island, got amnesia, got off of Monkey Island, went to Mêlée Island, bought the Sea Monkey so he could return to Monkey Island for whatever reason, got a crewmate, returned to Monkey Island, and lost his ship and crewmate.²* GoMadFromTheIsolation: In the first and second games.²* IceCreamKoan: When he is on Dinky Island acting as a guru, most of his wisdom are these.²* LukeIAmYourFather: In ''Escape'', he's revealed to be Elaine's grandfather and Guybrush's grandfather-in-law. Upon learning of the latter, he immediately wished that he had amnesia again.²* ProverbialWisdom: Parodied with his guru image on Dinky Island. He gives Guybrush what seems to be a Zen-style Koan: "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, what color is the tree?"²-->'''Guybrush:''' All colours?\²'''Herman:''' Exactly! Now what has this experience taught you?\²'''Guybrush:''' That philosophy isn't worth my time.\²'''Herman:''' I'm very impressed. It takes most people years to reach this point.²* {{Robinsonade}}: On Monkey Island.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Largo]]²!!'''Largo [=LaGrande=]'''²->'''Voiced By''': Creator/JamesArnoldTaylor (''Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: [=LeChuck's=] Revenge'')²²Largo [=LaGrande=] was [=LeChuck's=] second-in-command when he was alive. After he died Largo moved to Scabb Island, where he used his status as [=LeChuck's=] second-in-command to bully the island populace. Guybrush eventually drives off Largo, but not before he steals [=LeChuck's=] beard from Guybrush, which he uses to resurrect [=LeChuck=]. Afterward he only appears to get berated by [=LeChuck=], and disappears [[spoiler: after Guybrush blows up [=LeChuck's=] fortress]]. He hasn't been seen since.²----²* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: Everyone on the island hates him and only because he's known as [=LeChuck's=] second-in-command, and nobody wants to incur retaliation from [=LeChuck=]. Even [=LeChuck=] doesn't like him.²* AlliterativeName: '''L'''argo '''L'''aGrande.²* BaldOfEvil: Implied by the fact that one of the ingredients needed to make his voodoo doll is a toupee. In the third game, Guybrush refers to his baldness as well.²* CreepyCrossdresser: Implied. Guybrush needs to steal a bra that belongs to him from the laundrymat, though we never actually see him wear it.²* DiscOneFinalBoss: The main antagonist in the first chapter of ''Revenge'', "Largo's Embargo".²* TheDragon: To [=LeChuck=].²* EstablishingCharacterMoment: He robs Guybrush in his very first scene while insulting him. This gives the player a good idea on what his personality is.²* EvilCounterpart: To Guybrush. Much like Guybrush in ''2'', he has a huge ego and coasts on his reputation. The main difference between him and Guybrush is that Largo serves [=LeChuck=], and has [[HateSink little-to-no redeeming qualities]], having spent most of his time abusing Scabb Island's population.²* ForTheEvulz: His "tax" is so high that no one can pay it, meaning he gets no income from it. He doesn't seem to care.²* HateSink: He's devoid of likable character traits, being little more than a bully toward Scabb Island's populace, and robbing Guybrush in his first scene. Not surprisingly, the first act of the game is about humiliating and ousting him. Even in-universe nobody can stand him, not even [=LeChuck=], who he was [[TheDragon the right hand]] of.²* NapoleonComplex: He is the second shortest person on Scabb Island.²* NonIndicativeName: His surname of [=LaGrande=] is a complete misnomer, as he's small of stature.²* RememberTheNewGuy : [=LeChuck=]'s long-time loyal lieutenant, never mentioned in the first game. It's unknown why he wasn't killed and made a ghost like the rest of the crew.²* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Originally he was a minor case of this; while he was never seen or mentioned again after [[spoiler:[=LeChuck's=] fortress was destroyed]], it was fairly easy to presume that he just died in the explosion. However, the Special Edition makes things more ambiguous by just having [[spoiler:the fortress damaged somewhat by the explosion rather than being completely destroyed]], presumably to leave the way open for Largo to appear in future games.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Barbery Coast Pirates]]²!!'''Barbery Coast Pirates'''²->'''Voiced By''': Alan Young (Haggis [=McMutton=]), Gregg Berger (Cutthroat Bill) and Michael Sorich (Edward Van Helgen) (''The Curse of Monkey Island'')²²Three retired pirates who own a barbershop in Plunder Island. They end up joining Guybrush as his crew for the journey to Blood Island.²----²* BaldOfAwesome: Bill is completely bald and, despite his short stature, arguably the most intimidating of the three pirates.²* TheBigGuy: Haggis is the biggest man in the crew and he even practices caber toss.²* BigThinShortTrio: Haggis is the Big, Edward is the Thin and Bill is the Short.²* DefeatMeansFriendship: Guybrush has to defeat Haggis and Edward in their respective disciplines to convince them to join his crew.²* FieryRedhead: Haggis is a redhead and has a bit of a temper.²* GenderBlenderName: Haggis' full name is apparently Heart Liver and Kidneys Boiled in the Stomach of the Animal [=McMutton=], to which Guybrush notes that his parents were expecting a girl. He also had a great aunt named Fergus.²* ICallItVera: Haggis has named his sword "Old Ironsides". He only uses it to scalp Captain Rottingham.²* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: They aren't the nicest guys, but their hearts are in the right place.²* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: '''Cutthroat''' Bill.²* ViolentGlaswegian: Downplayed. Haggis is Scottish and has more of a temper than the other two, but there's only one notable instance where this shows (when he [[KicktheSonofaBitch kicks Rottingham out of the barbershop]]).²* TheVonTropeFamily: Van Helgen, though this is as a ShoutOut to Music/VanHalen.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Rottingham]]²!!'''Captain René Rottingham'''²->'''Voiced By''': Tom Kane (''The Curse of Monkey Island'')²[[quoteright:250:]]²A pirate captain well known for his swordfighting skills and his well-groomed appearance. In ''Curse'', he overhears Guybrush talk about the diamond in Blood Island and steals his map, thus establishing himself as the main antagonist for the first half of the game.²----²* AlliterativeName: '''R'''ené '''R'''ottingham.²* BaldOfEvil: After Guybrush forces Haggis to cut off his hair.²* BerserkButton: His hair. Guybrush pushes it ''badly'', making him go through a sort of VillainousBreakdown.²* DiscOneFinalBoss: He's set up as an antagonist in the second chapter of ''Curse'', and then finally fought in the third. He completely disappears from the game after that.²* FrenchJerk: He's a Frenchman and an utterly unpleasant person.²* SissyVillain: Downplayed. He isn't particularly effeminate, but he does care ''a lot'' about his appearance, which is even more remarkable considering we're talking about a pirate.²* SNKBoss: Of a sort. Like the Sword Master before him, his swordfighting insults are different from those of the other pirates, and Guybrush can only respond to his insults instead of exchanging them. His fight is also the longest in the game.²* YouFightLikeACow: Guybrush must beat him at insult swordfighting to retrieve the map.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Marquis]]²!!'''Marquis De Singe'''²->'''Voiced By''': Jared Emerson-Johnson (''Tales of Monkey Island'')²[[quoteright:250:]]²²The other villain of ''Tales'', the Marquis De Singe is a MadScientist conducting experiments on Flotsam Island, using a wind machine to bring new test subjects to the island. When De Singe sees that Guybrush's hand has been cursed with the Pox of [=LeChuck=], he suspects that it may contain the secret of immortality and tries to remove Guybrush's hand. He succeeds and creates an immortality elixir out of the Pox, but discovers that the elixir only works for so long. To fix that, De Singe tries to pulverize [[spoiler: Elaine Marley-Threepwood]], who had already been infected by the Pox, and spread her ashes into the atmosphere, infecting everyone in the planet so he will have enough subjects to make elixir out of.²²In the end he is stopped by Guybrush, who [[spoiler: destroys the machine in the turban that was sucking the Pox out of his hand, which in turn knocks De Singe into his wind machine, pulverizing him into dust]].²----²* ArbitrarySkepticism: Looks down upon people who believe in voodoo...despite the fact that voodoo is what he's using as a main component in his immortality serum. ²* FrenchJerk: [[spoiler:Subverted, kind of/maybe. [[UnexplainedAccent Despite his name, accent, mannerisms, constant use of French language phrases, and backstory of having worked in the court of King Louis, he never claims to be French and even flat-out denies it when the topic comes up.]]]]²* ForScience: Why he is initially conducting experiments, before he sets his sights on living forever.²* HealingFactor: When he gains Pox-induced immortality, he gains the ability to heal from all injuries as well.²* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: Knocked into the wind machine that he's been using to cause trouble for everyone.]]²* ImmortalitySeeker: He certainly is one, and he's willing to damn the rest of the world to accomplish it.²* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: That, or [[AndIMustScream he's still alive as scattered dust]].]]²* {{Leitmotif}}: [[ De Singe's theme.]]²* MadDoctor[=/=]MadScientist²* MadeOfIron: While under the effects of the morality serum.²* MeaningfulName: At least in a meta sense, since "singe" is French for "monkey". Guybrush actually refers to him as "De Monkey" at one point.²* SissyVillain: He is not one of the strongest opponents, which is why he relies on tools and machines.²* UnexplainedAccent: [[spoiler:Played with, when De Singe is offended at the implication that he's French. Even though he's got the accent, the outfit, and the name. Could be that he emigrated to France at some point and picked up the culture. He ''was'' one of King Louis' physicians after all.]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Morgan]]²!!'''Morgan [=LeFlay=]'''²->'''Voiced By''': Nikki Rapp (''Tales of Monkey Island'')²[[quoteright:300:]]²²Morgan [=LeFlay=] is a pirate bounty hunter and huge Guybrush Threepwood fangirl hired by the Marquis De Singe to track down Guybrush and retrieve his Poxed hand. She does, happy with the chance to meet her hero, and returns the hand to De Singe. De Singe then sends Morgan to bring back the rest of Guybrush, but when she tracks him down they are swallowed by a giant manatee. The two escape by working together, and Morgan reluctantly brings Guybrush back to De Singe.²²Feeling bad about selling Guybrush out, Morgan tries to get Guybrush's Poxed hand back to him. [[spoiler: [=LeChuck=] kills her before she gets the chance. In the Crossroads Guybrush has to convince Morgan that she did not waste her life. She in turn helps Guybrush defeat [=LeChuck=] again. The post-credits [[TheStinger stinger]] shows Morgan giving the Voodoo Lady [=LeChuck's=] remains in exchange for letting her return to the land of the living as a ghost.]] ²----²* ActionGirl²* AntiVillain: While she hates pirates, Morgan does feel bad about hunting down Guybrush.²* {{Ascended Fan|boy}}girl: She is a huge Guybrush fangirl and is delighted to meet him the first time, even if it is to capture his hand.²** As an example, she trained herself to hold her breath for five minutes to emulate Guybrush.²* TheBeard: When she poses as Guybrush's wife in the manatee.²* BountyHunter²* CuteGhostGirl: [[spoiler:When she is in the Crossroads.]]²* CynicismCatalyst: We learn from De Cava in Chapter 3 that she was recently devastated by the death of her Uncle Jugbender, and was probably seeking {{revenge}} on someone who killed him, as described by her [[TalkingInYourSleep mumble in her sleep]]: "[[AndThisIsFor THIS is for JUGBENDER!]]"²* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler:Sadly, Morgan does this in Guybrush's arms (on a starry night, no less) after telling him about the incident in De Singe's "laboratorium". Poor Morgan and Guybrush.]]²* DisposableFiance: In Chapter 3, we learn from the Assassin's Ledger and the tattoo on her arm that she [[ once had a first love]] named Gustavo (or "Gus" as her tattoo calls him), but once she became Pirate Hunter, she probably had no use for him and... let's say... disposed of him, even though her Pirate Hunter's Code was not to "kill someone [she wasn't] getting paid to", and Gustavo was her exception.²** One suspects that a bad breakup could have something to do with Gus going from 'boyfriend' to 'pro bono hit job'.²* FriendToAllLivingThings[=/=]SpeaksFluentAnimal: It is revealed that not only does she like monkeys (she [[SpeaksFluentAnimal speaks a bit of monkey language]]), she also has a pet named Gomez, and she even loves cute {{p|irateParrot}}arrots, especially one that is made of pyrite, which she says she'll keep as a souvenir once she's done with Guybrush.²* HeadTurningBeauty: Even Murray, who is nothing more than a disembodied skull, tries to hit on her.²* ICallItVera[=/=]TheXOfY: According to the Assassin's Ledger and De Cava, she purchased a ship for 10,000 pieces of silver, the same price that was paid to her for killing Prince Hipolito de Toro, and called it "The Knave of Toro" after her exact same victim! Creepy!²** Also, the sword that she has is called the Blade of Dragotta, simply because it has the name of her {{mentor|s}}, [[ReligiousAndMythologicalThemeNaming Dan]]Literature/{{t|heDivineComedy}}e Dragotta, written on it!²* ImpossibleHourglassFigure²* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: Her reaction to meeting Guybrush.²* MsFanservice²* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Her first altruistic attempt at helping Guybrush results in her getting stabbed. Or does it?]]²* {{Tsundere}}: Starts off aggressive, though upbeat, but becomes nicer the longer she spends time with Guybrush.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Coronado]]²!!'''Coronado De Cava'''²->'''Voiced By''': Andrew Chaikin, a.k.a. Kid Beyond (''Tales of Monkey Island'')²[[quoteright:300:]]²²Coronado De Cava is the ex-boyfriend of the Voodoo Lady, who went in search of La Esponja Grande in order to impress her. During his search for the sponge, De Cava and his crew were swallowed by a giant manatee. Already an unstable man, De Cava went insane trying to escape from the manatee.²²When Guybrush and Morgan [=LeFlay=] meet up with De Cava, both of them pretend to be a couple so De Cava does not think Guybrush is in a relationship with the Voodoo Lady and kill him. Guybrush, Morgan, De Cava, and his crew escape from the manatee, but when he sees that Guybrush has La Esponja Grande and is convinced that Guybrush's relationship is a fake (unaware that Guybrush had manipulated the Voodoo Lady's locket), he attacks Guybrush's ship. Luckily the manatee re-swallows De Cava and his entire ship.²----²* CrazyPrepared²* EvilCounterpart: To Guybrush.²* {{Expy}}: Coronado is [[Literature/DonQuixote a Spaniard driven to madness and desperate to accomplish great deeds for his love.]]²* [[AFatherToHisMen A Father to His Crew]]: De Cava lampshades this in Chapter 3 when he tells Guybrush and Morgan about his crew members (Bugeye, Moose, Santino and Noogie), "I may have been a stern leader, but I loved them like sons."²* LevelGrinding: His preferred method of puzzle-solving.²* {{Yandere}}: He really loves the Voodoo Lady, and is more than willing to kill anyone who stands between them.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Reginald]]²!!'''Reginald Van Winslow'''²->'''Voiced By''': Creator/RogerLJackson (''Tales of Monkey Island'', ''VideoGame/PokerNightAtTheInventory'', ''VideoGame/PokerNight2'')²[[quoteright:150:]]²²Reginald Van Winslow is the captain of the Screaming Narwhal (which he had seized by knocking off the previous captain while losing his Club 41 "probationary membership" card in the process) until Guybrush wins the ship by knocking Winslow off of it. Afterwards Winslow stays on as Guybrush's first mate throughout the rest of the game, and in the end [[spoiler:hooks up with the gender-ambiguous merperson Anemone]].²²Notable for being the only crewmember Guybrush has ever had that fully got along with him and never mutinied.²²Winslow also heavily fetishizes maps and people pointing at maps, including Guybrush.²²Winslow also appears in ''VideoGame/PokerNightAtTheInventory'' and [[VideoGame/PokerNight2 its sequel]]. He introduces the player to the Inventory both times, and runs the poker games in the first ''Poker Night'' game, where he does not refer to himself by name for [[LawyerFriendlyCameo some odd reason]] (though he does so in ''Poker Night 2'').²----²* AmbiguouslyGay: Both in his attention to Guybrush, and in a far more literal sense in that [[spoiler:the person he ends up with is of indeterminate gender, making whether he is gay truly ambiguous, even to him!]]²* DefeatMeansFriendship: Knocking Winslow off the Screaming Narwhal is how Guybrush gets him as a reliable first mate.²* HypercompetentSidekick²* LargeHam: Like everyone else [[spoiler:when they get really Poxed]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Ozzie]]²!!'''Ozzie Mandrill'''²->'''Voiced By''': Nick Tate (''VideoGame/EscapeFromMonkeyIsland'')²[[quoteright:300:]]²²Ozzie Mandrill is a ruthless Australian businessman who spends all of the fourth game attempting to gain control of the entire Caribbean, be it through simply buying up property, hostile takeovers, or political manuevers (or secretly committing crimes).²----²* AmbitionIsEvil²* ArchEnemy: To [[spoiler:Horatio/Herman]]²* BadassBoast²* BigBad: [[spoiler:In ''Escape''. [=LeChuck=] is still present, but he acts as Ozzie's dragon.]]²* BondVillainStupidity: Subverted. He realizes that keeping Guybrush alive could hurt his plans, but he's too eager to have a hostage. So, he [[spoiler:instead opts to maroon him on Monkey Island where he won't foil Ozzie's plans, but can still be used as a hostage if worst comes to worst. This apparently-smarter move ends up biting him in the end, though, but more through sheer bad luck than any ineptitude on Ozzie's part.]]²* ButtMonkey: When he tries to make a bank transaction, but not really anywhere else in the game [[spoiler:unless you count him being crushed to death by [=LeChuck's=] OneWingedAngel form]].²* TheChessmaster²* CorruptCorporateExecutive: It's mentioned at one point that this was almost his undoing in his earlier years because it made the honest corporate executives refuse to do business with him.²* EvilGloating²* EvilLaugh²* GrumpyOldMan²* HopelessBossFight: You can challenge him to Insult Swordfighting, but it's impossible to respond to his ridiculously Australian insults in anything other than confusion. Luckily for Guybrush, the only thing Ozzie does if he wins is kick Guybrush out of his house.²* {{Jerkass}}: And not in a funny way either. He's just a mean-spirited, unpleasant person.²* KnightOfCerebus[=/=]VileVillainSaccharineShow: See TheStraightMan below.²* LargeHam: Though he really doesn't start showing it until [[spoiler:Guybrush learns that he's in cahoots with [=LeChuck=]]].²* NiceJobFixingItVillain: [[spoiler:If he'd waited one more second before using the Ultimate Insult on [=LeChuck=], Guybrush would've been killed before he had a chance to activate his own Ultimate Insult. He might have still been defeated by Horatio and Jojo, but he would have at least succeeded in killing Guybrush. Because of his actions, he didn't even accomplish ''that''.]]²* PerpetualFrowner²* SmugSnake²* TheStraightMan: Although ''Escape'' is a pretty wacky entry in the series, he is an almost entirely serious, humorless character [[spoiler:even before you realize that he's the new main villain]]. Some critics, expecting an actually-funny antagonist, complained about this aspect back when the game was first released.²** One particularly subtle demonstration of this trope is that he's the only character to avert the game's RunningGag of calling Elaine "Mrs. Marley" instead of "Mrs. Threepwood".²* UngratefulBastard²* UnusualEuphemism:²-->"Great Barrier Reef!"²-->"What in the name of Adam Smith's Invisible Hand is that?"²-->"What the didgery-doo was that?!"²* XanatosSpeedChess: [[spoiler:Within ''minutes'' after his original plan to kill all pirates, a plan that he spent ''years'' on, fails, he improvises and begins carrying out a new one, and he might have succeeded if Guybrush, Horatio, and Jojo hadn't stopped him.]]²* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler:To Horatio T. Marley and Pegnose Pete.]]²[[/folder]]²²----


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